UNC Greensboro

A history of African American Studies at UNCG

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  On September 29, 2021, UNC Greensboro’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program was presented with the Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusiveness. This annual award by UNCG’s College of Arts & Sciences recognizes initiatives, programs, or departments that exemplify a commitment to creating an … Continued

New mentorship program for graduate students launches

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The College of Arts & Sciences’ (CAS) Diversity Committee has started a new mentorship program for graduate students. Called CASConnects, the program aims to create a sense of belonging, support, and mentorship of graduate students from diverse backgrounds, broadly defined. “The idea behind CASConnects formed after Josh Merced, a graduate … Continued

Allyship and sustaining systemic change: Another call to action

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Dr. Cerise L. Glenn, associate professor of Communication Studies and outgoing director of the African American and African Diaspora Studies program, writes about the concrete steps people can take to become allies in the fight for systemic change. Over the course of the past several weeks, UNC Greensboro Black faculty, … Continued

Clinical psychology program awarded $2 million grant

Psychology students participate in a class with Dr. Gaby Stein.

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Psychology has been awarded a five-year, $2.15 million Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant aims to recruit, retain, and support the training of clinical psychologists from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter primary care settings and medically underserved communities. The … Continued